Workers' Compensation


Friday, April 8, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

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Program Co-Chairs:
Ricky E. Bagolie, Esq.
Bagolie-Friedman, LLC
Jersey City, NJ

James M. Clancy, Esq.
Borbi, Clancy & Patrizi
Marlton, NJ

Steven H. Cohen, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon
Teaneck, NJ

Michael J. Dennin, Esq.
Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka
Pennsauken, NJ

Jeffrey S. Monaghan, Esq.
Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman
Princeton, NJ


6:30 am - 8:30 am 
Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
State of the Division
Hon. Russell Wojtenko • Director and Chief Judge • Div. of Workers' Compensation • Trenton, NJ 

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Avoiding Attorney Ethical Problems: 
What to Expect When Responding to an Ethics Complaint

Jose W. Hernandez, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Jeffrey S. Monaghan, Esq. • Princeton, NJ 
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Pain Management Treatment Issues: What Works for What Injuries
Giovanni Ramundo, M.D. • Pain Medicine Physicians • Millburn, NJ
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Issues Respecting Multiple Jobs: 
Light Duty, Termination and Temporary Disability Benefits 

Lisa Pezzano Mickey, Esq. • Phillipsburg, NJ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Trial Technique Tips: Preparing Your Doctor for Direct Examination
Christopher T. DiGirolamo, Esq. • Fort Lee, NJ
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Coffee Break
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Injuries: Pre-existing, Aggravation, Exacerbation 
Proving Causal Relationship Regarding Orthopedic Injuries

Alan Nasar, M.D., FAAOS • Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute • Freehold, NJ
Cary Skolnick, M.D., FAAOS, CIME • Medico-Legal Evaluations • Morganville, NJ

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
A National Update – Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group
Alan S. Pierce, Esq. • Salem, MA

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2016 features 29 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 6.60 Credits/Earn 1.20 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 6.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.50 Ethics Credits - pending)

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 1.20 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.40 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
workers’ compensation law.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on April 1, 2016.
Each registrant will receive a flash drive  containing the course material onsite.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, April 1st is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at


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